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Sony negotiating PSP music downloads?

Sony negotiating PSP music downloads?

Sony are tipped to be negotiating music deals that would see the PSP gaming handheld get on-device downloads.  According to unnamed sources within the music industry, Sony has been talking to "some of the major recording companies" about the prospect of offering music downloads through the PlayStation Network.

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Sony PSP receives random firmware update

Sony PSP receives random firmware update

Sometimes something odd catches us off guard -- like Sony releasing a new firmware update for the PSP after years of nothing at all. Such is really the case, with the PlayStation Portable being on the receiving end of a new firmware version that improves stability and not much else. It is somewhat of a head-scratcher that Sony has decided to release new software for the handheld, particularly in light of the fact that gamers haven't seen an update since August of 2011.

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Sony PSP finally retiring

Sony PSP finally retiring

Sony is calling time on the PSP, announcing that the long-running PlayStation Portable will cease sales in Japan at the end of June, with a complete wrap-up worldwide by the end of the year. Sales of the handheld, which first went on sale in Japan back in December 2004, with a broader launch early the following year, have exceeded 80m units as of late last year.

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Sony trims Q2 2012 losses with Mobile revenue mirage

Sony trims Q2 2012 losses with Mobile revenue mirage

Sony trimmed its losses and saw a slight uptick in sales for its Q2 2012 financial period, though still faces more drastic restructuring and a drop in revenue for full-year figures. Losses amounted to $198m in the three month period - better than Q1's $312m loss - while sales and operating revenue crept up slightly to $20.5bn [pdf link], a rise of 1.9-percent year-on-year. Sony credits its Mobile Products & Communications (MP&C) division for that success, thanks to a little company wrangling, though it was offset by continued dreary performance in LCD TV sales.

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Sony Q1 2012: Income down 77% as gaming, mobile and TVs dive

Sony Q1 2012: Income down 77% as gaming, mobile and TVs dive

Sony has revealed its latest financial results for Q1 2012, and the news is dire: operating income down 77.2-percent compared to last year, and losses of 24.6bn yen ($356m) for the three month period. A surprise boost in performance from Sony Mobile , brought in-house to the Mobile Products and Communications Division, saw overall sales reach $19.2bn, Sony says [pdf link], but the price of actually combining those teams disproportionally chewed through income.

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